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Renault R.S. 01 says hello before debut in Moscow

What does the "RS" in the Renault Clio RS and Megane RS mean? Well, unlike Audi and Porsche, it doesn't stand for Renn Sport. No, it's actually a signifier that said hot hatch has been breathed upon by Renault Sport, the French manufacturer's answer to Volkswagen's R models, Ford's ST hatches and Opel/Vauxhalls's OPC and VXR lines. Show More Summary

Audi R8 Plus vs Renault Clio Cup - This is a rather peculiar comparison test between a high-end, luxury supercar, t... [...]

Renault Australia increases warranty to five years on RS and GT models

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Renault Australia has increased its warranty coverage to five years/unlimited kilometres on all Renault Sport RS and GT models. Up until now, Renault‘s go-fast models – the Megane RS and Clio RS – had been offered with a three-year/unlimited kilometre warranty, but these models, along with the updated Megane GT 220 wagon and newly added [...]

Audi R8 V10 Plus vs. Renault Clio Cup racecar will make you go hmmm...

Match up a hot hatch with a supercar of the same vintage, and we'll tell you who will win every time. It's easy, really, as the supercar invariably features a more advanced suspension, stickier tires and most importantly, more power....Show More Summary

2014 Renault Clio RS 200 Turbo

America may be better known for its muscle cars than its hot hatches, but those who prefer their power sent to the front wheels with a liftgate at the back aren't exactly hurting for choices these days. Americans can stop by their local...Show More Summary

Opel finally ushers Corsa into its 5th generation

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Opel's Corsa is getting bit long in the tooth. The current model was launched in 2006, and simply doesn't stack up against the younger Ford Fiesta, Renault Clio and Volkswagen Polo. It's after a long wait, then, that Opel has released its 5th generation Corsa. Show More Summary

Our French Picks for Bastille Day

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

To celebrate Bastille Day, takes a look at six French cars we think you should have on your list when shopping for a new car. Callouts to Renault for the 5-year warranty on the Renault Clio and the 6-year warranty on the Citroen Grand C4 Picasso!   Citroen Grand C4 Picasso: Read the review [...]

Renault Clio Review :: Final long-term report

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Writing this final report on our Renault Clio feels like saying ‘Bon voyage’ to a good friend unsure of when, or if, you’ll ever see them again, so much has it become part of the family since rolling into the CarAdvice garage in February. Not all long-termers endear themselves in such a way, but over [...]

Renault Clio RS : Hardcore limited editions ruled out

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

A Renault Sport spokesperson has ruled out returning the Renault Clio RS to its traditional, hardcore enthusiast roots, even with the introduction of a limited edition model. Renault Sport sales and communications director Regis Fricotte has dismissed any future Clio RS limited edition will be created in the same vein as the third-generation Clio F1 [...]

Mini Cooper S v Renault Clio RS : Comparison Review

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Mini Cooper S is now cheaper and more powerful than ever before, completely revamped and repositioned in its new generation to play against the more affordable breed of small hot-hatches. The Renault Clio RS200 launched last year, meanwhile, has become more of a fashionable hot-hatch, seemingly stepping into a pond the reborn Brit has [...]

Who Says You Can't Slide Front-Drive Cars?

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Common knowledge says front-wheel-drive cars understeer and rear-wheel-drive cars oversteer. This is not always the case, as legendary rally wheelman Jean Ragnotti demonstrates with a Renault Clio Kit Car. Read more...

Renault Clio Review :: Long-term report five

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

A first month of smooth sailing in our new Renault Clio had us convinced we’d handed back bad luck with our original Clio long-termer, which copped a rogue tree branch to its bonnet one cyclonic Sydney night. That the phrase ‘the Clio Curse’ is now notorious at the CarAdvice office probably gives you an indication [...]

Violent crash in a ridiculous tiny car filmed with GoPro cameras

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

"Can you feel your legs?" That's what pilot Steve Poot asks copilot Nicolas Pire after badly crashing their Renault Clio R3t at the 2014 Rallye de Wallonie, in Belgium. The Clio is a ridiculous small French car so this must really suck despite the safety cage. Read more...

The Week That Was: Holden’s Future Plans, Renault Clio GT, Vale Harry Firth

Holden aimed to sure up its future in Australia this week, holding a media event which outlined a series of ‘new’ models. Coming to a dealer near you in 2015 will be the Cascada convertible, Astra VRX, Astra GTC and the Insignia VXR; all Opel-sourced models, some of which will be ‘returning’ following Opel’s departure from the local market last year. Show More Summary

2014 Renault Megane Facelift In Australia From July

2014 RENAULT MEGANE Renault’s facelifted Megane range, revealed in September last year, will make its Australian debut in the coming months. Speaking at the launch of the new Clio GT hatch this week, Renault Australia boss Justin Hocevar told TMR that buyers can expect a July launch for the updated Megane. Show More Summary

Renault Clio GT Review

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Renault Clio GT is the semi-sporty mid-way point between the regular Clio hatchback and the high-performance Renault Sport version, so we were keen to find out if sporty styling and suspension has enhanced or hindered what is already one of the segment’s top picks. Available in two trim levels, the Renault Clio GT starts at [...]

2014 Renault Clio GT Review

2014 RENAULT CLIO REVIEW What’s Hot: Handles well, looks cooler than the base Clio. What’s Not: Not as fast as an RS, not as comfortable as a regular Clio. X-FACTOR: Sporty looks without the RS 200’s pricetag. Vehicle Style: 5-door light...Show More Summary

Renault Megane :: facelifted range confirmed for July debut

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Renault Australia has confirmed the July arrival of the facelifted Renault Megane range. Speaking at the launch of the new Renault Clio GT, the local division’s managing director Justin Hocevar told CarAdvice the new-look Renault Megane range will launch here at the start of the third quarter of the year, stating it will again comprise of hatch, coupe, convertible, wagon [...]

Renault Clio GT :: pricing and specifications

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Renault Clio GT has officially launched in Australia, bridging the gap between the standard city car and its hot-hatch RS flagship. Confirmed for the local market back in February, the Renault Clio GT starts at $25,290, with a higher-specced GT Premium model commanding an extra $3500 with its $28,790 price-tag. Intended to provide local [...]

Renault Clio GT: Price And Features For Australia

RENAULT CLIO GT AUSTRALIA Renault’s new Clio GT hatch is now on sale in Australia, offering a sharper and more sporting look - but without the price premium of the hero Clio RS model. The new model may not pack as big a punch, but Renault...Show More Summary

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